Gmail users can now schedule sending a message in advance. Here’s how to do it.
A few weeks ago, Google unveiled several new features to celebrate Gmail’s 15th anniversary, including the ability to schedule email sending. While this feature has long been expected by users, it was previously available only through the use of a third-party extension.
The option to schedule the sending of a message is now officially available in our latitudes, here’s how to use it.
1Write A New MessageSign in to your Gmail and click New Message to start writing a new email. Once your email is complete, click on the small arrow displayed to the right of the Send button and then click on Schedule sending.
2Customize The Sending Time And Date
In the new window that appears on Gmail, you have several options. By choosing one of the dates suggested by Gmail, the message will be automatically validated and scheduled for sending.
On the other hand, if you want to Choose a date and time, you will have to click on Schedule sending to validate your scheduled message.
3Change The Schedule
You forgot a detail in your message or you just want to postpone sending it? In the left column of Gmail, click on Scheduled.
Have your mouse pointer over the date and time of sending your scheduled message to bring up the different options and choose to put it on hold by clicking on the clock icon.
Choose a new date from the suggestions, or click Choose Time and Date to customize the date and time of sending.